Concordia University follows two academic calendars: traditional and non-traditional. For a listing of all University events, please visit the Campus Calendar.

Programs that follow the traditional calendar

  • All traditional undergraduate programs
  • Applied Exercise Science
  • Athletic Training
  • DPT
  • Graduate Art Education
  • Graduate Music
  • Medical Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy
  • MSIT
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician Assistant
2021 - 2022 Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

  • August 16 Mon.
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • August 29 Sun.
    • Opening Service - Mequon
  • August 30 Mon.
    • First day of traditional classes
    • Opening Service - Ann Arbor
  • September 6 Mon.
    • Labor Day - no classes
  • September 13 Mon.
    • Last day to add a full semester course
  • October 21 - 22 Thurs.-Fri.
    • Fall Break - no traditional undergraduate classes
  • October 26 Tue.
    • Progress report grades due
  • November 5 Fri.
    • Last day to withdraw from a full semester undergraduate course
  • November 24 Wed.
    • Thanksgiving recess begins - no traditional undergraduate classes meet after 4:00 pm local time
  • November 25 Thurs.
    • Thanksgiving Day - no classes
  • November 26 Fri.
    • University closed - no classes
  • November 29 Mon.
    • Classes resume
  • December 13 - 17 Mon.-Fri.
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas recess begins after last exam
  • December 18 Sat.
    • Commencement Ceremony 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • December 19 Sun.
    • Commencement Ceremony 2:00 pm - Ann Arbor
  • December 25 Sat.
    • Christmas Day

Winterim

  • January 3 Mon.
    • Classes resume - Winterim begins
  • January 17 Mon.
    • Martin Luther King Day - no classes
  • January 21 Fri.
    • Winterim Examinations

Spring Semester

  • January 10 Mon.
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • January 24 Mon.
    • First day of traditional classes
  • February 4 Fri.
    • Last day to add a full semester course
  • March 7 - 11
    • Pharmacy spring recess - Mequon
  • March 14 - 18
    • Spring recess - Traditional Undergraduates
  • March 15 Tue.
    • Progress Report grades due
  • April 1 Fri.
    • Last day to withdraw from a full semester undergraduate course
  • April 14 Thurs.
    • Easter break begins - no classes meet after 4:00 pm local time
  • April 17 Sun.
    • Easter
  • April 18 Mon.
    • Classes resume at 4:00 local time
  • May 9 - 13 Mon.-Fri.
    • Final Examinations
  • May 13 Fri.
    • Graduate student Commencement Ceremony 6:00 pm - Mequon
  • May 14 Sat.
    • Undergrad student Commencement Ceremony 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • May 15 Sun.
    • Undergrad student Commencement Ceremony 2:00 pm - Ann Arbor

Summer

  • May 16-August 19
    • Summer courses meet for varying lengths between 3-14 weeks
  • May 30 Mon.
    • Memorial Day - No classes
  • July 4 Mon.
    • Fourth of July - No classes
2022 - 2023 Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

  • August 15 Mon.
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • August 28 Sun.
    • Opening service - Mequon
  • August 29 Mon.
    • First day of traditional classes
    • Opening Service - Ann Arbor
  • September 5 Mon.
    • Labor Day - No classes
  • September 9 Fri.
    • Last day to add a full semester course
  • October 20 - 21 Thurs.-Fri.
    • Fall Break - No traditional undergraduate classes
  • November 4 Fri.
    • Last day to withdraw from a full semester undergraduate course
  • November 23 Wed.
    • Thanksgiving Vacation begins - no traditional undergraduate classes meet after 4:00 pm local time
  • November 24 Thurs.
    • Thanksgiving Day - no classes
  • November 25 Fri.
    • University closed - no classes
  • November 28 Mon.
    • Classes resume
  • December 12-16 Mon.-Fri.
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess begins after last exam
  • December 17 Sat.
    • Commencement Ceremony 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • December 18 Sun.
    • Commencement Ceremony 2:00 pm - Ann Arbor
  • December 25 Sun.
    • Christmas Day

Winterim

  • January 9 Mon.
    • Classes resume - Winterim begins
  • January 16 Mon.
    • Martin Luther King Day- No class
  • January 27 Fri.
    • Winterim Examinations

Spring Semester

  • January 17 Tues.
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
    • No school Mon. Jan.16 due to MLK
  • January 30 Mon.
    • First day of traditional classes
  • February 10 Fri.
    • Last day to add a full semester course
  • March 20-24
    • Spring recess - Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 6 Thurs.
    • Last day to withdraw from a full semester undergraduate course
  • April 6 Thurs.
    • Easter break begins - no classes meet after 4:00 pm local time
  • April 9 Sun.
    • Easter
  • April 10 Mon.
    • Classes resume at 4:00 local time
  • May 15-19 Mon.-Fri.
    • Final Examinations
  • May 19 Fri.
    • Graduate student Commencement Ceremony 6:00 pm - Mequon
  • May 20 Sat.
    • Undergrad student Commencement Ceremony 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • May 21 Sun.
    • Undergrad student Commencement Ceremony 2:00 pm - Ann Arbor

Summer

  • May 22-August 25
    • Summer courses meet for varying lengths between 3-14 weeks
  • May 29 Mon.
    • Memorial Day - No classes
  • July 4 Tues.
    • Fourth Of July - No classes

Programs that follow a non-traditional calendar

  • All adult accelerated programs
  • BSN completion program
  • Counseling
  • Graduate education programs
  • Graduate nursing programs
  • MBA
  • RN-BSN-MSN
  • SPA
2020 - 2021 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 6th – August 16th
  • B mini term August 17th – September 27th
  • D mini term September 28th – November 8th
  • E mini term November 9th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Fall 2020 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 6th – August 30th
  • G mini term August 31st – October 25th
  • H mini term October 26th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Six Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • A mini term January 4th – February 14th
  • B mini term February 15th – March 28th
  • D mini term March 29th – May 9th
  • E mini term May 10th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Eight Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • F mini term January 4th – February 28th
  • G mini term March 1st – April 25th
  • H mini term April 26th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – no classes offered
2021 - 2022 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2021 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 5th – August 15th
  • B mini term August 16th – September 26th
  • D mini term September 27th – November 7th
  • E mini term November 8th – December 19th
  • December 20 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Fall 2021 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 5th – August 29th
  • G mini term August 30th – October 24th
  • H mini term October 25th – December 19th
  • December 20 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Spring 2022 - Six Week

  • A mini term January 10th – February 20th
  • January 1 – January 9 all centers on break – no classes offered, classes begin January 10
  • B mini term February 21st – April 3rd
  • D mini term April 4th – May 15th
  • E mini term May 16th – June 26th
  • June 27 – June 30 all centers on break – no classes offered

Spring 2022 - Eight Week

  • F mini term January 10th – March 6th
  • January 1 – January 9 all centers on break – no classes offered, classes begin January 10
  • G mini term March 7th – May 1st
  • H mini term May 2nd – June 26th
  • June 27 – June 30 all centers on break – no classes offered
2022 - 2023 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2022 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 4th – August 14th
  • B mini term August 15th – September 25th
  • D mini term September 26th – November 6th
  • E mini term November 7th – December 18th
  • December 19 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Fall 2022 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 4th – August 28th
  • G mini term August 29th – October 23rd
  • H mini term October 24th – December 18th
  • December 19 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Spring 2023 - Six Week

  • A mini term January 9th – February 19th
  • January 1 – January 8 all centers on break – no classes offered
  • B mini term February 20th – April 2nd
  • D mini term April 3rd – May 14th
  • E mini term May 15th – June 25th
  • June 27 – June 30 all centers on break – no classes offered

Spring 2023 - Eight Week

  • F mini term January 9th – March 5th
  • January 1 – January 9 all centers on break – no classes offered
  • G mini term March 6th – April 30th
  • H mini term May 1st – June 25th
  • June 27 – June 30 all centers on break – no classes offered